June Carroll

June Carroll (1917 – May 16, 2004) was an American lyricist, singer and actress.

Born June Sillman in Detroit, Michigan, Carroll appeared in the Broadway musical New Faces of 1952, singing the Murray Grand standard, "Guess Who I Saw Today", as well as two songs that she also wrote: "Penny Candy" and "Love is a Simple Thing".

She was the sister of the Broadway producer Leonard Sillman, and the wife of Sidney Carroll, the screenwriter. She had four children including composer Steve Reich from her first marriage, in 1935, to Leonard Reich, and Jonathan Carroll and David Carroll, American authors, from her second marriage, in 1940.

Carroll died from complications of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles at the age of 86.


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